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Floatwing Houseboat

A company in Portugal called "Friday”, have presented the Floatwing, a prefabricated floating houseboat that can be made to order and delivered almost anywhere in the world. The house has low impact on the environment, it uses materials and technologies that reduce its carbon footprint and lower its energy needs, in fact, when charged, the house is self-sufficient for at least seven days. It features a fully equipped kitchen, AC, wine cellar, a barbecue on the upper terrace, and a pellet stove to keep you warm on cold days. It is solar powered by two small outboard motors, letting you move it around easily, and wake up in a different place every day. With a fixed width of 20 feet and lengths ranging from 30 to 60 feet, the possibilities are almost endless, choose a romantic gateway for two or a mobile house in the middle of a lake for the entire family or a group of friends.



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STAR WARS DRONES

It was just a matter of time, really. With drones invading the skies all around us, it was inevitable that we would eventually be seeing some Star Wars Drones, RC toy maker Propel is launching a quartet of official drones modeled on some familiar modes of transportation from a galaxy far, far away. A speeder bike, and an X-Wing, and the Millennium Falcon, and a Tie fighter. And yes, they really do fly. The drones can reach speeds up to 40mph and can do 360-degree ae...
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SPREADTHAT | HEATED BUTTER KNIFE

Recognized with the prestigious iF product design award 2014, the revolutionary SpreadTHAT is the answer to an annoying household problem - hardened butter from the refrigerator. The lightweight knife is the first self-warming butter knife to work without electricity, it features a cutting-edge design and is made from highly efficient thermal conductive titanium to transmit heat from your hand to the blade of the knife, making spreading hard butter a breeze. watch t...
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KAMMOK

Kammok is another great kickstarter success story, in fact it was one of the most successful projects on the popular funding site. Kammok is a new, light-weight camping hammock designed to comfortably sleep one person. It weighs less than a pound and can easily be suspended from a tree, rock, post, or other anchor able to accommodate up to 500 pounds. After use, it can easily be rolled and tucked into the attached water-resistant, roll-top compression sack. Kammok i...
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